Quick and Quintessential Career & Job Tips
Job-hunting tips from the June 9, 2003 issue of QuintZine.
Part-time work, in moderation, is actually beneficial to high-school students because the real-world skills they acquire on the job make them more disciplined students, Statistics Canada reported recently. A survey of more than 20,000 young Canadians found that students who work up to 20 hours a week are less likely to drop out than classmates who work excessively or not at all. Statscan reported that in 2000 more than half of the students surveyed worked between one and 30 hours a week in their final year of high school. Slightly more than a third did not work at all, and fewer than 10 percent worked more than 30 hours a week.
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